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Health and Hygiene: Top 6 Sexual Hygiene Habits You Must Follow

  By posted Jul 6th 2014
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Health and Hygiene: Top 7 Sexual Hygiene Habits You Must Follow


It is important to have sex but it also important to follow some sexual hygiene habits too. Poor hygiene can lead to infection which in turn can lead to serious diseases. So, get innovative and sassy under the sheets, but follow these sexual hygiene habits to have lots of safe sex!

Health and Hygiene: Sexual Hygiene Habits #1

For women, it is essential to note the direction of washing your genitals. It is recommended to wash from your vagina to your anus to prevent the transfer of germs from the anus to the vagina and also avoid yeast infections.

Health and Hygiene: Sexual Hygiene Habits #2
For uncircumcised men, pull back the foreskin and wash the glans with warm water. Also wash the inner skin of the foreskin, which is susceptible to bacteria and dead cells and body fluids.

Health and Hygiene: Sexual Hygiene Habits #3
Both partners should wash their hands and nails before and after sex to prevent transfer of germs and bacteria to your genitals.

Health and Hygiene: Sexual Hygiene Habits #4
It is important to trim the hair in the private parts. During summer, heat and sweat can result in boils and skin problems.

Health and Hygiene: Sexual Hygiene Habits #5
To avoid embarrassment or bad odour, women should avoid having sex in the first two days of their menstrual cycle.

Health and Hygiene: Sexual Hygiene Habits #6
Avoid oral sex if your partner has sores around the mouth or near the genitals, it can pass on to you.

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